December 2012: Lighting Special Report

 

While researching for last month’s article, I was quite surprised to find many contractors and estim

According to Department of Energy statistics, about 22 percent of all electricity generated in the U

Article 240 in the National Electrical Code (NEC) provides general requirements for overcurrent prot

Joel Spira, who founded Lutron Electronics Co.

The lighting retrofit was one of the first services that electrical contractors (ECs) entering the e

“The new and emerging energy market is creating quite a buzz among ECs at conferences like Lightfair

The next step is to develop the basis of design or design intent, which can be expressed using two b

With the growing popularity of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in different applications, manufacturers


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December 2012
If the hallmark of renewable technology is its ability to harness the earth’s forces in new and imaginative ways, then one recent innovation is really riding a wave. READ MORE
December 2012
Article 240 in the National Electrical Code (NEC) provides general requirements for overcurrent protection and overcurrent protective devices. READ MORE
December 2012
Despite all the information about smart meters that electric utilities provide to encourage customers to participate in managing their energy costs, utilities still face chall READ MORE
December 2012
There’s an old joke about Michelangelo in which he explains how he was able to create his enormous 6-ton, 17-foot-high sculpture of the young, biblical hero David: Michelangel READ MORE
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The National Park Service (NPS) opened a net-zero energy visitor center in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA), the first of its kind in the nearly 40 READ MORE

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